Tag: diy

Jun 20, 2015

Guy Builds Impressive Hut in the Middle of the Woods with His Bare Hands

Guy Builds Impressive Hut in the Middle of the Woods with His Bare Hands

If I ever get lost in the woods I hope this guy is with me.

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Apr 16, 2015

The 55 Most Useful Life Hacks Ever

The 55 Most Useful Life Hacks Ever

A definitive list of life hacks that will actually simplify and improve your everyday life. This selection of 55 life hacks were hand-picked from our two previous posts: 50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World and 40 Clever Life Hacks to Simplify your World. It also includes updated tips from the popular subreddit r/lifehacks.…

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Apr 14, 2015

Pro Snowboarder Moves Off the Grid Into 225 sq ft Dream House Surrounded by Nature

Pro Snowboarder Moves Off the Grid Into 225 sq ft Dream House Surrounded by Nature

Mike Basich ditched his 4,000 sq. ft home in the city and self-built a 225 sq. ft dream house off the grid on 40 snow-covered acres near Truckee, CA to be closer to nature. He even has his own chairlift!

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Apr 10, 2015

This Guy Spent the Last 40 Years Building His Own Human-Powered Theme Park

This Guy Spent the Last 40 Years Building His Own Human-Powered Theme Park

It began on June 15, 1969 with two jugs of wine, a bag of sausages and a grill. Two guys walked by and asked, “what is this?” Bruno replied, “it’s a restaurant”, and Ai Pioppi was born. Located in Battaglia, Italy, the family run restaurant still operates to this day, some 45 years later.…

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Apr 6, 2015

Employee Uses 8,024 Post-Its to Turn Drab Office Walls Into Giant Superhero Murals

Employee Uses 8,024 Post-Its to Turn Drab Office Walls Into Giant Superhero Murals

After staring at his drab office walls for nearly two years, Ben Brucker had enough. “One day I just got so tired of how sterile and boring our office felt, I thought I should do something about it” Brucker explained to reddit. Brucker, who works at a creative agency, was not allowed to damage…

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Mar 19, 2015

Builder Turns Old Star Wars Speeder Bike Into Actual Flying Quadcopter

Builder Turns Old Star Wars Speeder Bike Into Actual Flying Quadcopter

Adam Woodworth transformed an old Imperial Speeder Bike toy from Return of the Jedi into a fully operational, flying quadcopter complete with a POV camera for FPV racing. You can see the finished product in action in the embedded video below. In an extensive post on Make Magazine, Woodworth says he used…

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Feb 9, 2015

This Guy Built a Millennium Falcon Quadcopter and It’s Awesome

This Guy Built a Millennium Falcon Quadcopter and It’s Awesome

Quadcopter enthusiast Olivier_C transformed his RC helicopter into the iconic Millennium Falcon from Star Wars using polystyrene and LED lights. The builder posted the step-by-step process on reddit and Imgur. Aside from the cost of the actual drone and radio, which he estimates at 1000€, the remaining materials were incredibly cheap: 10€ for the…

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